Colorlines: 8 Ways to Help People of Color Recover From Hurricane Irma

"The Hurricane Irma Solidarity Network was created by Miami-based organizer Brittany Williams and works in partnership with Black Alliance for Just ImmigrationMillion Hoodies Movement for JusticeSafety Pin Box and Coalition to Support Racial Justice Organizing to raise money that goes directly to Black women in South Florida—and especially the South Miami Dade area—for long-term needs including home repairs and rent. As stated on the network’s website, “The South Miami Dade area is considered the rural part of Miami and is often overlooked by mainstream media, however it has always suffered the most and been hit the hardest by hurricanes. The South Miami Dade area is made up of Black, immigrant and migrant people who are the most vulnerable.” 

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